October Happenings At Apple Hill

By Alyssa Green

It’s peak season at Apple Hill…truly one of the best places to experience “the harvest” of the season here in Nor Cal.  As promised, here is our second installment of Fall happenings at Sacramento’s favorite Autumn gathering place. 

October 1 – Model A’s in Apple Hill – Drop by Apple Pantry Farm on Sunday from 12pm-2pm to for a FREE showing of restored 1928-1931 Model A’s.  While you are there, go ahead and try Apple Pantry’s yummy apple fritters.  Mmmm…

October 9 – Girl Scout Scarecrow Contest at Harris Tree Farm – Stop here and check out scarecrows made by the girlscouts.  FREE.  Don’t forget to pick up some fresh organic produce,  flowers and of course a pumpkin!

October 27-31 – Haunted Nature Trail at Grandpa’s Cellar – the usual Nature Trail turns haunted for the last five days of October.  Kids of all ages are invited on this tour.  When finished, stop in at the Country Store for all things “apple.”

October 29-30 – Syrup Tasting at Denver Dan’s Apple Patch – here you can sample a variety of syrups…over ice cream!  Once you have tasted them all, vote for your favorite.

October 29-30 – Trick-or-Treat Days at Apple Ridge Farms – FREE treat bags for the kiddos at this fun farm…in addition to the hay maze, nature trail, pumpkin patch, country store, crafters and petting farm.  A great place to stop with the little ones.

For a complete list of kid friendly activities, click here.


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